Pac-12 Softball Players of the Week for May 9

Player of the Week: Jenna Lilley, Oregon
• 3 GP, 1 R, 3 RBI, .714 AVG
• The Junior went 5-for-7 (.714) as the Ducks swept a non-conference series with No. 2 ranked Florida State.
In the Saturday doubleheader, Lilley reached base in all six plate appearances. She went 4-for-4 with a walk and a HBP.
On Sunday, Lilley went 1-for-3, helping the Ducks finish off the sweep.
Lilley did not strike out on the weekend and posted a .778 on-base percentage.
Playing third base, Lilley did not make an error with six assists and one putout.

Pitcher and Freshman of the Week: Maggie Balint, Oregon
 2 GP, 9.0 IP, 2-0 record, 0.78 ERA, 11K
 Picked up two wins as the No. 5 Ducks swept a three-game series with No. 2 Florida State.
 Balint started the second game of Saturday's doubleheader, allowed just one run on three hits in seven innings with seven strikeouts.
 In Sunday's series finale, Balint entered in the eighth inning with FSU runners at second and third and no outs. The freshman worked out of the jam with a strikeout, groundout and flyout.
• FSU advanced a runner to third after an error with two outs in the ninth but Balint recorded a strikeout to end that threat as well.
 Balint owns a 19-3 record with a 1.13 ERA this season. She has 135 strikeouts and 33 walks in 111.2 innings pitched.

Player of the Week: 
Sashel Palacios, ASU; Alysha Everett, OSU; Kylie Sorenson, STAN; Madeline Jelenicki, UCLA
Pitcher of the Week: Dale Ryndak, ASU; Taylor Cotton, OSU; Kiana Pancino, STAN; Rachel Garcia, UCLA.
Freshman of the Week: Kiana Pancino, STAN; Rachel Garcia, UCLA.


  Player of the Week Pitcher of the Week Freshman of the Week
May 8 Jenna Lilley, ORE Maggie Balint, ORE Maggie Balint, ORE
May 2 Jessie Harper, ARIZ Megan Kleist, ORE Jessie Harper, ARIZ
April 24 Katiyana Mauga, ARIZ Rachel Garcia, UCLA Rachel Garcia, UCLA
April 17 Alysha Everett, OSU Taran Alvelo, WASH Kelly Martinez, UTAH
April 10 Katiyana Mauga, ARIZ Rachel Garcia, UCLA Rachel Garcia, UCLA
April 3 Katiyana Mauga, ARIZ Maggie Balint, ORE Alyssa Palomino, ARIZ
Mar. 20 Sashel Palacios, ASU Danielle O'Toole, ARIZ Rachel Garcia, UCLA
Mar. 13 Chelsea Gonzales, ASU Michelle Floyd, ARIZ Jessie Harper, ARIZ
Mar. 6 Alexis Mack, ORE Taylor Cotton, OSU Miranda Elish, ORE 
Feb. 28 Mo Mercado, ARIZ Danielle O'Toole, ARIZ Alyssa Barrera, UTAH 
Feb. 21 Lauren Lindvall, ORE Rachel Garcia, UCLA Dejah Mulipola, ARIZ 
Feb. 14 Katiyana Mauga, ARIZ Teaghan Cowles, STAN Taran Alvelo, WASH 
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